By Mark Tapscott | 09/30/14 04:47 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration cannot withhold information on whether the White House received confidential taxpayer information by citing certain exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/29/14 06:42 PM
Two environmental nonprofits are launching more Endangered Species Act lawsuits now than they did before signing a 2011 agreement with the federal government to file fewer such actions, according to a study made public Monday by an energy industry advocacy group.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/27/14 12:12 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials spent millions of tax dollars over a dozen years on an alternative asbestos removal study that "threatened human health."
By Mark Tapscott | 09/26/14 01:50 PM
The Government Accountability Office said its analysis "found that most agencies showed no statistically significant change in use during this period" in a report made public Friday.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/25/14 12:47 PM
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson failed to complete a required form listing all official records in her possession when she left the agency in 2013.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 05:25 PM
There is no documentation for more than $22 million worth of repairs that postmasters and other postal officials paid for last year with credit cards, according to USPS inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 12:57 PM
When federal officials in 1994 approved a $5 million loan to build a sports complex in Puerto Rico, they had no way of knowing that the facility would never be built and the money would never be returned.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/22/14 08:08 PM
Federal health insurance officials can't tell Congress how much the government spent selling Obamacare to a key segment of the market last year, according to the Government Accountability Office.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/21/14 08:21 AM
President Obama promised on his first full day in the Oval Office "an unprecedented level of openness in government."
By Mark Tapscott | 09/20/14 01:14 PM
Department of Defense officials operate an estimated 500,000 properties around the world that are worth in excess of $828 billion.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 03:18 PM
Department of Homeland Security officials can't say if their program to keep foreign terrorists and criminals from getting U.S. visas is working, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 12:29 PM
Three Florida women will serve lengthy prison terms and make more than $2.4 million in restitution for their participation in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 06:39 PM
Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 08:21 AM
Sierra Club officials pay no taxes on income the environmental nonprofit generates from solar panel sales by its commercial partners.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/16/14 01:14 PM
A Michigan public housing commission is shot through with conflicts of interests, including two top officials with family members benefiting from the federal program, according to a government watchdog.
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